Explore BrainMass

Cylindrical Coordinates

What are the cylindrical coordinates of the point whose rectangular coordinates are x = - 4 , y= 2, and z = 4 ?

r = (20)^(1/2)
theta =
z = 4

*need help finding theta in radians*

Solution Summary

Cylindrical coordinates are found from rectangluar coordinates. The solution is detailed and well presented. The response received a rating of "5/5" from the student who originally posted the question.